Shorewood-Troy Public Library: Marketing Specialist

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Employer/Library: Shorewood-Troy Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Will
Position: Marketing Specialist
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25 hours a week, during normal business hours. Some nights and weekends, if necessary.
Salary: In the range of $19.00 per hour

Job Description:

The Shorewood-Troy Library is seeking an innovative, creative Marketing Specialist to be part of our team; this is a newly-created position in our Library. You’ll have the opportunity to truly make this position your own. The Marketing Specialist will report directly to the Director of the Library. The Marketing Specialist is responsible for:

  • Collaborating actively with our Public Service Departments (Children, Adult, and Circulation) to promote our offerings.
  • Communicating and publicizing the value of the library through marketing materials, including posters, flyers, ads and rack cards, promoting programs and special events.
  • Updating our website (www.shorewoodtroylibrary.org) to maintain fresh content and as necessary.
  • Oversee and maintain event calendars, in conjunction with departmental programmers. The Library is in the process of shifting over to Communico for our calendar system. The Marketing Specialist will be responsible for template design and assisting with the go-live of the product.
  • Maintain and update social media platforms.
  • Creating and maintaining a style guide for promotional materials.
  • Creating and maintaining a ticketing system for the creation of promotional systems.
  • Produce quarterly newsletter, collaborating with programmers and printers to produce a quality, on-time product, mailed to 7000 households.
  • Produce email newsletters for patrons.
  • Create press releases for local media.
  • Coordinating in-house displays to market and highlight materials at relevant times.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated graphic design & web development skills.
  • Strong organization and time-management skills; the ability to be self-directed and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design, or equivalent on-the-job training.
  • Proven ability to create high-quality marketing materials.
  • Ability to communicate at a high level, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.
  • Knowledge of the non-profit and/or governmental sector.

Normal office skills such as the ability to work with Microsoft Office products, phone skills, reliable transportation to work, and the ability to lift 25 pounds are also required.

The position is a 25-hour position, and pay is dependent upon qualifications, but will be in the range of $19.00 per hour ($24,700 annually)

  • 60 hours of paid vacation annually.
  • 55 hours of sick time annually; can accumulate up to 180 hours.
  • 2 Days of Personal Leave after one year of employment.
  • Participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

The Shorewood-Troy Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. This position will report to the Director and is non-exempt.

Our Library:

Our library is a suburban library, serving a population of approximately 19,000. In 2017, we conducted 647 total programs, with an attendance of 15,418 at the programs. Our staff and administration values creativity, collaboration, and diversity. Our management team works closely together on all aspects of the library; creativity, flexibility, and a sense of humor are valued. The Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to jmills@shorewoodtroylibrary.org. Position open until filled, but first priority will go to applicants who get their application materials in by Monday, June 4th.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to jmills@shorewoodtroylibrary.org. Position open until filled, but first priority will go to applicants who get their application materials in by Monday, June 4th.
Application Contact: Jennifer C Mills
Apply To:
Shorewood-Troy Public Library

650 DEERWOOD DR 650 DEERWOOD DR

Shorewood IL 60404

Phone: 8157251715
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Thomas Ford Memorial Library: Circulation Clerk

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Employer/Library: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Circulation Clerk
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: Monday – 9:30 – 1:30; Wednesday – 9:30 – 5; Every other Friday – 9:30 – 5; Every 6th weekend – Saturday – 9 – 5, Sunday – 12:30 – 5
Salary: $12.20/hour
Responsibilities:
Circulation Clerk position available. Checking in and out materials, issuing library cards, placing holds, etc.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Contact: Sandy Frank
Apply To:
Thomas Ford Memorial Library

800 Chestnut St.

Western Springs IL 60558

Phone: 708-246-0520
Fax: 708-246-0403

Chicago Public Library: Library Associate (Business, History & Science – Government Publications)

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Employer/Library: Chicago Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Library Associate (Business, History & Science – Government Publications)
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 80 hours per month to be scheduled during normal unit hours
Salary: $25.10 Hourly

BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES (AFSCME) –(BARGAINING UNIT #01, 03, 04, 05)IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TOBID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.

Number of Positions: 1

Under immediate supervision, performs paraprofessional librarian duties in a unit of the Chicago Public Library, and performs related duties as required.

DUTIES: Under supervision of the Unit Head and other departmental managers, assists with reference and retrieval of items from collection. Provides reference support in-person, on the phone, and in email. Assists in developing and administering library programs and services, as well as conducts library orientation and instruction through printed and electronic resources. Prepares and assists in arranging library displays and exhibits to publicize programs and services. Conducts research on bibliographic data using library databases and the Internet. Assists with class visits and outreach events. Perform related duties as assigned.

NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class

LOCATION: Harold Washington Library Center – 400 S. State Street

DAYS OFF: Two days off per week

SHIFT: Will be required to work Evenings and Saturdays

HOURS: 80 hours per month to be scheduled during normal unit hours

Mon – Thurs 9-9, Fri & Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

Education & Employment Verification: Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

NOTE: Physical day to day responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carry library materials. Ability to stand for extended or continuous periods of time. Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one’s body arms or legs. Ability to climb staircases, ladders and or step stools.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete an interview which will include a written exercise and/or a skills assessment test as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview will be selected.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:

  • Previous experience with government documents (i.e., Cook County, census statistics, water department information and financial budgets) in a library setting
  • Previous experience conducting presentations and public speaking
  • Previous customer service experience

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement: An employee must be an actual resident of the City of Chicago.

Proof of residency will be required at the time of employment.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer

City of Chicago Department of Human Resources

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018
Application Note: Interested applicants should apply at the City of Chicago’s application website:www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

Chicago Public Library: Library Associate (Sulzer Regional)

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Employer/Library: Chicago Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Cook
Position: Library Associate
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 80 hours per month to be scheduled during normal unit hours
Salary: $25.10 Hourly

BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES (AFSCME) –(BARGAINING UNIT #01, 03, 04, 05)IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TOBID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.Number of Positions: 1

Under supervision, provide reference and reader’s advisory assistance for all ages using both print and electronic material. Assist in preparing reading lists, bibliographies and annotations. Provide library orientation and bibliographic instruction, using print and electronic resources. Under supervision plan, publicize and conduct library programs and exhibits. Prepare flyers, brochures and displays. May assist with collection maintenance and collection development, HOLDS, interlibrary loans, and materials conversion and edit procedures. May assist with community outreach. Interpret Library policy, procedures and regulations. Assist in supervision, training, evaluation and mentoring of staff. May assist in setting goals and objectives. Operate PCs to access internet, databases, word processing, office software, and circulation system. Perform simple PC/printer/software troubleshooting. Assist with reporting and resolution of building maintenance, security and custodial problems. Assist in compiling, preparing and maintaining records and reports. Attend regular meetings, workshops and training courses as assigned. May participate in library committee work and staff training as assigned. May act as person in charge. Perform related duties as assigned.

NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class

LOCATION: Sulzer Regional – 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

DAYS OFF: Two days off per week

SHIFT: Will be required to work Evenings and Saturdays

HOURS: 80 hours per month to be scheduled during normal unit hours

Mon – Thurs 9AM – 9PM, Fri &Sat 9AM – 5PM, Closed Sunday

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

Education & Employment Verification: Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.

NOTE: Physical day to day responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carry library materials. Ability to stand for extended or continuous periods of time. Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one’s body arms or legs. Ability to climb staircases, ladders and or step stools.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:

  • Previous experience working in a library setting
  • Previous experience with community engagement and outreach
  • Public speaking experience
  • Previous experience using social media technology
  • Instructional experience with adult, young adults, and seniors
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and other interactive databases

Salary: $25.10 Hourly – Part-time position

Application Dates: May 11, 2018 – May 25, 2018

Application Instructions: Interested applicants should apply at the City of Chicago’s application website:www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer

City of Chicago Department of Human Resources

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018
Application Note: Interested applicants should apply at the City of Chicago’s application website:www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
Application Contact: City of Chicago – Department of Human Resources, 312-744-4976

Carol Stream Public Library: Circulation Clerk

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Employer/Library: Carol Stream Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Position: Circulation Clerk
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Salary: $10.6-$12/ Hour

The Carol Stream Public Library is seeking dedicated and detail-oriented team members to join our busy Circulation Department. We are looking for individuals with strong customer focus, listening skills and the desire to learn and work with new technology. Two positions are available requiring, daytime, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and interact with customers in a professional manner and provide the necessary information and services
  • Explain circulation policies to customers and staff
  • Respond to telephone inquiries by providing information, referring and transferring calls.
  • Assist customers in the use of Library equipment
  • Perform Library materials check-in, check-out, renewals, placing and processing of holds
  • Register, renew and maintain patron accounts

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience:

  • One year experience using Microsoft Office Suites
  • Two years customer service experience
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to handle cash and credit transactions
  • Ability to interpret and execute detailed procedures
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organization
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team and independently with minimal direction
  • Uses verbal, written and electronic communication effectively
  • Applies basic problem-solving to a variety of situations

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Multiple daily collection of materials from inside and outside book drop in varying temperature and weather
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/mjbyz64jh3pkx4vd

PI102383597

To Apply

Application Deadline: Sunday, June 10, 2018
Application Note: Apply Online

Elmhurst Public Library: Page

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Employer/Library: Elmhurst Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: DuPage
Position: Page
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: • 15 hours/week • Weekday & Saturday afternoons • You will have a set schedule which does not change from week to week • These are year-round positions – no seasonal positions are currently available
Salary: $9.77 per hour

Are you detail-orientated? Do you enjoy a variety? The Circulation Department is looking for energetic individuals with good organizational skills who enjoy performing a wide range of duties. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to sorting and re-shelving library materials, shelving materials in the adult area, answering and directing incoming phone calls, greeting patrons at our Welcome Desk, emptying book-drops, and may include data entry.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good communication skills and a commitment to providing great customer service
  • A high level of accuracy when filing both alphabetically and numerically with decimals
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions and work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to master the operation of telephone equipment
  • Ability to bend, lift, carry and grip individual books that may weigh up to 10 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Weekend availability since all positions include at least one weekend shift

PREFERRED:

  • Understanding of the Dewey Decimal System
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Customer service experience

To Apply

Application Deadline:
Open until filled

Freeport Public Library: Youth Services Librarian Assistant

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Employer/Library: Freeport Public Library
Library Type: Public Library
County: Stephenson
Position: Youth Services Librarian Assistant
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Hours: 25-28 hours per week, and the work schedule will include nights and weekends
Salary: 14.25 per hour

Freeport Public Library is looking for an energetic and creative Youth Services Librarian Assitant to help build diverse, responsive programming and services for the children and families that are served by Freeport Public Library. Duties will include:

  • Staffing the Youth Services Information Desk
  • Providing reference and reader’s advisory services,
  • Planning and execute age-appropriate programming for children and families
  • Assisting with collection management
  • Participating in department meetings and make recommendations for the department

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least 2 years’ experience working with children. Experience in public library work is a plus.

This is a part-time position, 25-28 hours per week, and the work schedule will include nights and weekends.

To Apply

Application Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018
Application Note: To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter with application to Emily Klonicki, Executive Director.
Freeport Public Library

Attn: Emily Klonicki
100 E. Douglas St.

Freeport IL 61035

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